OPINION: One of the most recognised lines from the classic TV show Hill Street Blues was the send out by Sgt Stan Jablonski - "Let's do it to them, before they do it to us".
Not every farmer will agree with the farm-based split-gas levy but the industry is putting a strong case to the Government to keep agriculture out of its Emissions Trading Scheme.
While the sector has been praised by most stakeholders, including the Agriculture Minister, one committed anti-dairy outfit remains unconvinced.
The lobby has dubbed HWEN's proposal as a lemon that will fail to cut emissions.
It seems the consensus among industry stakeholders that self-regulation is the way to go rather than being in ETS has left a bitter taste in Greenpeace mouths.